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Launch Center Pro Gains NFC Triggers, New Themes, Siri Shortcuts Support and More

Launch Center Pro, an app that gives fast get right of entry to shortcuts for on a regular basis duties, nowadays launched a big replace that provides somewhat a little of latest capability.

Version 3.0 of the app introduces NFC triggers, letting the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max cause movements the usage of customized NFC stickers. In-app NFC scanning is to be had for the iPhone 7 and later.

NFC stickers can also be bought inside the Launch Center Pro app and via Contrast’s site. NFC stickers can also be related to other cause movements, and will reason an motion to release by means of a notification when used.

So, for instance, you’ll be able to put a decal in your nightstand that triggers a shortcut appearing your record of alarms, which is able to then pop up mechanically whilst you position an iPhone XS, XS Max, or XR close to it, or you’ll be able to put a decal within the automobile that triggers a message to somebody permitting them to know your ETA.

There are never-ending choices for those NFC stickers for duties like triggering HomeKit scenes, getting instructions to a selected position, beginning song or podcasts, and extra.

A brand new complicated scheduling characteristic in Launch Center Pro 3.0 is designed to mean you can assign greater than one agenda to a unmarried motion, and Launch Center Pro movements can now be became Siri Shortcuts with Siri fortify.

New subject matters had been added to the app, together with a “True Black” theme designed for Apple’s OLED gadgets. Alternate app icons had been added so you’ll be able to choose between more than a few colour diversifications and all previous Launch Center Pro icons, and there may be an technique to import icons from the Shortcuts app.

@LaunchCenterPro 3.0 is now to be had! We’ve remodeled a lot of the app to make it lightning speedy and added quite a lot of nice new options. My favourite: you’ll be able to now cause movements (and Shortcuts) by means of customized NFC stickers! Stickers: https://t.co/CNSWvLl9Lb App: https://t.co/XZUEqiXK2H percent.twitter.com/zDJWNuhWKZ

— David Barnard (@drbarnard) December 18, 2018

Also new is fortify for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max, and this model of the app could also be common, this means that the devoted Launch Center Pro for iPad app has been retired.

With the replace, Launch Center Pro is unfastened to obtain, with an in-app subscription and in-app purchases to be had to free up complete capability.

Anyone who has paid for Launch Center Pro previously will have the ability to proceed the usage of the prevailing paid options sans subscription, however get right of entry to to the brand new options within the 3.0 model would require a subscription acquire or one of a number of different fee choices. Launch Center Pro additionally gives a one-time fee of $29.99 to free up the 3.0 content material ($24.99 for current customers) and particular person 3.0 replace options can also be unlocked for one-time acquire costs beginning at $1.99.

Launch Center Pro can also be downloaded from the App Store without spending a dime. [Direct Link]

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